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The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Here’s An Idea For Breaking The Santa News Without Breaking Your Kid’s Heart

Viral post gives parents the perfect way to tell kids the truth about Santa<p>It’s that time of year where some parents find themselves in the …

Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ is way better in GIF form

What seemingly appears to be Macklemore‘s famous “Thrift Shop” video below, actually kind of isn’t. If you can’t put your finger on what has been …

How Trump's America Will Hurt Women

I used to have a science teacher who said that because women have an extra layer of fat on their bodies, they are better able to withstand hot dishwater than men. I fear this kind of thinking is about to go national.<p>I grew up in Trump Land, or one region of it, anyway: rural, mountainous Arkansas. …

America’s Most Attractive Cities 2016

Aug. 18, 2016 — Oscar Wilde never visited Houston, Texas, but he might as well have. “Crying is for plain women,” he reportedly quipped. “Pretty …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

27 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

Heimlich uses namesake manoeuvre for first time at 96 to save choking woman

Henry Heimlich, a 96-year-old surgeon credited with developing his namesake Heimlich manoeuvr, has used the emergency technique for the first time himself to save a woman choking on food at his senior living centre.<p>Heimlich said he has demonstrated the well-known manoeuvr many times since he …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

Houseplants 101: All About Succulents

You can’t just collect one succulent. You need two, or five, or two dozen. Many succulents are well-suited as potted plants, and the dazzling variety …

25 Incredibly Creative Flea Market Flip Ideas

Finish one of these clever DIYs and you get to call yourself the next Joanna Gaines.<p>Save your Benjamin Franklins in favor of chic design on a dime. Let's roll...

Flea Markets

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

6 traits of great writing—according to a fourth-grade teacher

I’ve written several posts about my 10-year-old son and his developing writing skills. And though he may not share my alacrity for writing, his …

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

Balancing parenting and work can be a challenge, especially if you have young children. With school days ending in the early afternoon, many working …

Old pets are like sad, beautiful music. Is it selfish to enjoy them?

For the last 17 years, my most perfect companion has been a seal-point Siamese cat named Juan Carlos I, a blue-eyed, magically soft cross between a toy baby seal and a teddy bear. He has been my crying-towel on more occasions than I care to think about, my best listener, my face to come home to at …

Pets

The 25 Best US Cities to Spend a Weekend

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Angel McNall Photography/Shutterstock</i><p>Sure, our national parks are beautiful, beach camping is a blast, and taking a road trip is a fun way to spend a few days, but sometimes you want to explore a totally new city. And for that, we've got you covered.<p>At Thrillist, we've been …

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

10 Ways to Squeeze Furniture Into Small Spaces

These crafty homeowners made the most of what they had.<p>These crafty homeowners made the most of what they had.

Living Rooms

We went to the casual barbecue restaurant The New York Times called the best in the city to see if it's worth the hype

But Mighty Quinn's Barbeque is looking to change that.<p>With its humble beginnings as a food stall at Brooklyn's open-air food market, Smorgasburg, Quinn's has grown to seven locations in New York and New Jersey on the strength of its amazing barbecue.<p>And with glowing reviews over the years— …

6 Super Bowl Snacks You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

Think beyond muffins and cupcakes.<p>Muffin tins are simply perfect for making great game day finger foods. From bite-sized macaroni and cheese to a …

25 Parents Share The Parenting Hacks They Can't Live Without

It takes a village — and some genius hacks — to raise a child.

8 Great Android Apps to Unleash Kids Creativity

September 1, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some excellent Android apps to unleash kids creativity and expand their imaginative powers. These apps are …

Apps

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Be a (Much) Better Parent

Questions about parenting from readers like you.<p><b>Q: My daughter told me a boy kissed her on the bus. She's 7. Should I make a big deal out of it?</b> —<i>Christina, Bend, OR</i> A quick peck is a normal way for children to express fondness for one another, explains Neal Horen, Ph. D., a clinical psychologist …

Parenting

Monsters Inc.

How to thwart the $17 billion marketing effort to steal your kids' dreams, infiltrate their friendships, plaster their PJs with logos, hijack their imaginations, fragment their attention spans, make them obese, and drive a wedge into their relationship with you.<p>I thought I could win the battle for …

Kids